readdicting

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ addicting

Adjective[edit]

readdicting (comparative more readdicting, superlative most readdicting)

  1. With the potential to addict anew.
    • 1993, Colette Dowling, You Mean I Don't Have to Feel this Way?: New Help for Depression, Anxiety and Addiction, page 181:
      Any substance — controlled or not — that makes a patient feel better is thus seen as potentially readdicting.
    • 1996, Elson M. Haas, The Detox Diet: A How and When-to Guide for Cleansing the Body, page 53:
      Once sugar has been removed from the diet, it is still possible to use it once in awhile, as it is not as readdicting as many stronger drugs.

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